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University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (BS) Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (MBA)

Chip Sawyer, MBA, CFA®

Chief Investment Officer

As Westover’s Chief Investment Officer, Chip is responsible for overseeing the firm’s investment strategy and research. In addition, he works directly with private clients, endowments, and foundations to preserve and grow client assets while helping them achieve their investment and wealth planning goals.

Chip has more than 25 years of investment industry experience. Prior to joining Westover, Chip served as the principal research analyst at Tucker Capital Management in Durham, North Carolina, and as lead equity trader at Jurika & Voyles, a multi-billion dollar investment management company in Oakland, California.

Chip received both his Bachelors of Science in Psychology and a Master of Business Administration with academic honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chip has been awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation from the CFA Institute.

Outside the office, Chip enjoys time both in the squash court and out on the golf course. He is an avid Tar Heels fan who loves nothing more than to attend as many games as he can with family and friends.

Chip is married with six children and is active in the community. He serves on the Board of Directors of First State Squash and as the Board Treasurer of the Christ Church Episcopal Preschool.

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